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Cannot access IRC networks via dedicated chat clients

The Freenode IRC client in Firefox is able access the Freenode IRC network seamlessly. However, when I put in the proxy settings for the Internet connection I'm using into a chat client (Pidgin, ...
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Login to old Firefox Sync Account

I just reset my windows 8 and Installed Firefox 36. But when I logged in to Sync account, all of my old data was gone. Nothing synced and now I have a sync account which is syncing it's own data. My ...
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Webpages do not load properly and skip some content

When I run a speed test I get pretty good stats. Even the webpages open quickly but they open so fast that they skip some content when I use Google Chrome or Firefox. If I reload the webpage it works, ...
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Unidentifiable malware

For the past few weeks whenever I open any web browser the url bar says https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/amazo-irland/json2/urls/sRCH2.html then redirects me to either search.ask.com or ...
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resizing firefox window changes the location on the page

I'm reading through the online book a byte of python, and only have one monitor. I usually have my IDE and the book (firefox window) each taking up half of my page, but often change the size of the ...
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Vimperator and Firefox JavaScript Debugger dont allow javascript code to be interpreted

While using vimperator and having JavaScript Debugger on, if split view is toggled javascript code is not interpreted on enter, it add a new line. Actually I have no idea on how it is possible to ...
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How to add a user-agent style sheet to firefox browser?

I am trying to increase the width of scrollbar in firefox and I found out that it can be done by adding a user-agent style sheet. It's not possible with userChrome.css or userContent.css
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Is it possible to use Firefox with HTML5 videos (video/mp4) without KB968211?

I'd like to play HTML5 videos of type video/mp4 (i.e. not video/webm or video/ogg which work fine already) without installing KB968211. I use the KN edition of Windows 7 and quite intentionally so. ...
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Move firefox tab group into new window

I've got grouped my firefox tabs in three tab groups now using the native tab group handling, but always forget that the groups are there - the tab groups icon on the top right doesn't give an ...
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How can I auto-select the spellcheck language in Firefox?

Firefox spell-checker is puzzling me. I'd like to auto-select the language, but searching google I've only found this relevant link which suggests this old unmantained addon which just doesn't work ...
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Using a locally built libOSMesa to enable WebGL in Firefox?

Well, I wanted to try to check out WebGL on Firefox (v38.0.5 on Linux); and I realized that in about:config, webgl.osmesalib was set to /usr/lib/libOSMesa.so.6, while about:support claimed: Graphics ...
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Firefox redirecting to spoof ad sites (NOTE: this is not the usual Firefox redirect questio)

Please read fully before downvoting or flagging as a possible duplicate! This is not the standard Firefox redirect question—I've searched for some time and cannot find anything about this one. ...
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How can I stop Firefox adding more and more tiles to my New Tab page?

The New Tab page in Firefox lets you add tiles for your main shortcuts. I like this feature and don't want to turn it off, but there's one aspect I want to disable if possible as it's very annoying. ...
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Flash Videos flickering in Firefox on Fedora 22

I have a Lenovo X230 laptop on which I have installed Fedora 22, with KDE 5, updated with the latest patches. I have installed the latest available 64bit Flash Player from the official Adobe ...
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Captcha unification mechanism in different browsers?

How the captchas which are generated from one site could be valid at the same time but in 2 different browsers (e.g. IE and FF)? What makes this separation? How I can find these values or factors? I ...
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How do I stop Wifi sign-in from overwriting my existing browser tabs?

I have a problem when my mobile device signs into its main WiFi provider. If anyone knows Virgin Media's wifi service, that's the provider, but the problem is probably generic and could affect almost ...
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Firefox sporadically loses ability to perform DNS lookups

I've scoured the web for several days now, essentially every single time I encounter this. I hope someone here knows a solution to this. Facts I'm using the latest stable release of Firefox at the ...
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ctr+u to open in newtab instead of new window in firefox developer version

More detail is I have several question here about firefox dev version. i know some addons can get me that. but i hope some ones here guide me to the docs or instructions of customizing this. Like ...
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I need to setup an automatic firefox proxy for some urls not for every page I visit? (Define rules to enable proxy based on request link address)

I'm using latest version of firefox (38.0.5 currently) and I need to use proxy configurations only for some urls not for every page. I searched and after googling I found an addon for firefox named ...
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OS X - Why does Firefox know my search query in other programs?

Environment: OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Sublime Text 2.0.2, Pages 5.5.3, Firefox 38.0.5 Observation: When I find a word in Sublime Text 2 / Pages, and switch to Firefox, wanting to search the same word ...
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How to trace cause of Firefox segfaults?

Firefox has been segfaulting on me a lot lately. The console output isn't helpful and I have not been able to notice a pattern or relate it to any actions I take. I presume one of the many addons I ...
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What does “share selection” do in Firefox

By default, Firefox has a Share Selection contextual menu (right-click) item. Between the Search Provider for "..." and the View Selection Source options when highlighting text. Searching about this ...
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Firefox HTML5 replay with artifacts

Strange thing is happening for quite some time now with my Firefox when playing HTML5 videos. First play of video is flawless, but when I click on replay on Youtube or Firefox automatically replays ...
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kde ubuntu 14.04 firefox and other app fonts too small

I have checked the application fonts through the system settings app appearances menu and set all fonts to 16 and minimum of 14. no joy. Set zoom out Firefox to ctrl+0 no joy. It isn't the content of ...
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Can cookies read information from different Firefox profiles?

I've been working now for a couple of years by splitting my web activity in different firefox profiles. I use one only for gmail, another one for general browsing and some others for spotify and ...
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Firefox - launch applications from bookmarks toolbar?

I want to create a folder on the bookmark toolbar and inside this folder i want to group by categories bookmarks links to installed applications on my hard disk and i want to be able to open the ...
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change DPI for UI only in firefox

I have A screen with a high pixel density, so I have the DPI set to 125% in Windows, which makes icons larger but blurry. I would like to lower the DPI for the UI so I can increase the font size with ...
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JSFiddle Not Properly rendering/loading in my chrome,firefox browsers

If I open any example or new fiddle in firefox and Google chrome, It shows like this only how to overcome this issue. look out this is issue in this URL
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Make browser use srcset images on desktop

When browsing the web on 3840px screen I often zoom in to actually be able to use web sites. It seems however that neither Chrome or Forefox will make use of the srcset directives on such occasions, ...
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Automate downloads which could be interrupted by VPN/ Download failures

I need to download 20 files each of almost 2 GB each. However, more often than not my downloads are interrupted either by internet failure or VPN errors. So, If its a download error, I need to restart ...
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How to kill/delete stuck icon on dock? (Firefox)

I'm running multiple Firefoxes by this command: /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -p -private-window Most of them I quit by CMD+Q but some of them are stuck. Running command ps ...
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How to disable “Recently Closed Windows” on Firefox?

On Chrome and Safari (on Mac OS), command-shift-N opens a new incognito/private window. And so sometimes when I want to open a private window on Firefox I used command-shift-N by mistake (when I ...
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Firefox Smartcard Certificate Import error

I recently bought myself a Smartcard-HSM (which is of importance here because it doesn't allow export or import of private keys). Now I've used the "famous" XCA application to create a small CA on ...
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How do you stop ads on firefox

I have no idea how my Firefox catches ads. They read CloudScout ads. It's a good time browsing the web which runs smoothly and fast. But these days are really boring. Some posts like this one list ...
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Control streaming music on Firefox via media keys? [closed]

I've switched from offline music to online music streaming sites like Gaana, Saavn etc. on my laptop. However, one big drawback is I cannot use media keys to control (Play/Pause, Fwd, Prev) using my ...
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Any modified Firefox plugin is auto-deleted upon starting Firefox - How do I stop that?

When I rename an .xpi to a .zip, unzip it, delete the original .xpi, re-zip the directory, and rename it to .xpi, Firefox deletes this "touched" file upon restart (nothing really changed, other than ...
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How can I modify the Firefox defaults?

How can I modify the Firefox defaults to contain a few Add-ons? # NoScript https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/downloads/latest/722/addon-722-latest.xpi # HTTPS Everywhere ...
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Windows 7 Blue Screen 0x000000f7

Earlier this evening my computer crashed while browsing the web. I had three Firefox tabs open, on YouTube, Soundcloud, and PCGamer. While on PCGamer, the screen froze, and the sound replayed a small ...
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Firefox “not well formed” error on Gmail mobile site's search page

I use the Gmail Mobile site (not the smartphone version, but the old, lightweight, feature-phone-compatible one) on my desktop Firefox browser, via the set of URLs starting with ...
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How to import only selected bookmarks from Firefox, to Chrome, and Internet Explorer?

I already know, and so ask NOT about, how to import ALL bookmarks from Firefox. Instead, how do I import only SELECTED bookmarks and their folders, from FIrefox, to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE? I ...
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Where are the preferences / settings window in Firefox?

Where did the preferences / settings go in Firefox? I used to go to the menu bar and under "Firefox" is preferences option. I would post the version of Firefox I'm using but I don't know it is because ...
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Firefox: open new tab in background (i.e. do not switch to it) when pressing CMD

Firefox 38.0.5 @ OSX 10.10.3. I've noticed that with some links, Firefox will switch to the newly opened tab, regardless of its settings. "When I open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately" ...
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Firefox not opening pdf files

I've been using pdf.js in Firefox for some time (Firefox 38.0.5 currently and Windows 7) and pdf.js was ok. However lately, I noticed that pdf.js isn't being opened anymore and instead nothing ...
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Use second Gmail account as default mailto in Firefox [closed]

Problem I would like mailto: links to use my second Gmail account (.../mail/u/1) instead of my primary account to send emails by default. Ideally I would not like to change the order my accounts are ...
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Choose Firefox output audio device [duplicate]

HDMI monitor adds audio and video devices. But, voice is send to my speakers by default. That is fine, but I want to playback something on the other monitor? There is a screen manager and desktop ...
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Way to alter how web browser handles zooming on different websites. Chrome/Firefox

I have secondary monitor which is small and too far away for comfortable surfing without zooming. Browser in question is Chrome but I'll keep running into similar issues with Firefox. The Problem ...
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How do I pause and cancel a dailymotion download that is going on using a firefox add-on?

I've just a little while ago installed a Mozilla Firefox add-on for downloading videos from the Dailymotion.Com, but inadvertently I've ended up clicking the "Download" button for a single video ...
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When copying and pasting images, is all the quality maintained?

When copying and pasting is 100% of the data maintained? For example In Firefox, on Windows, when copying an image and pasting it into Photoshop, is the quality the same then if you did the long way ...
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tab-based autocomplete in Firefox for Google

In the past, when I was at google.com, I could do a search, and autocomplete suggestions would appear. So if, for example, I type "fer," "fern, fern care," etc. will appear. I could hit the tab ...
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How to set USB Audio as default at boot Linux Mint17

Lenovo G580 running Linux Mint 17 and using ALSA for sound. Using config files I can play sound through USB port from VLC and other apps. but cannot get sound from Firefox, Chrome or any other browser ...